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Group spent $160K to put gay marriage to Md. vote

HAGERSTOWN — A campaign finance report shows that opponents of Maryland’s same-sex marriage law spent more than $160,000 to force a referendum on the issue this November. The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reported in Friday’s edition that the Maryland Marriage ...

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Same-sex marriage opponents add more signatures

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland are calling additional signatures to put the matter on the ballot with an exclamation point. Derek McCoy, executive director of Maryland Marriage Alliance, said Monday the group is turning in 39,743 more ...

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Md. theater group focuses on gay marriage issue

ANNAPOLIS — Is “8” enough to gain people’s support for gay marriage in Maryland? Mickey Lund, founder of the Annapolis theater troupe Dignity Players, certainly hopes so. He’s arranged for a staged reading of the play “8” on Sunday, July ...

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Money rolls in for same-sex marriage petition drive (access required)

A group opposed to Maryland’s law allowing same-sex marriages says it has gathered 122,000 voter signatures, more than double the number of signatures needed to petition the law to a voter referendum. But those signatures didn’t come free. More than ...

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Gay marriage foes submit repeal effort signatures

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of Maryland’s same-sex marriage law have delivered more than twice the number of signatures needed to put a referendum on the law on November’s ballot. Activists say they submitted 113,000 signatures on petitions on Tuesday — double ...

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State election board OKs language for gay marriage petition

ANNAPOLIS — As Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to sign legislation legalizing gay marriage, opponents of the bill have cleared one of the first hurdles to asking voters to overturn the law. The State Board of Elections has approved the language ...

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